- Paperback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Anansi International (May 21 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0887843344
- ISBN-13: 978-0887843341
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
- Shipping Weight: 454 g
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #306,807 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Born Liars Paperback – May 21 2011
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Born Liars is in quite a different league [than other pop psychology books]. It’s erudite yet wears its learning lightly and is full of terrific stories. It will also make you see yourself, and the world around you, in a new light. (John Preston Daily Mail 2011-05-24)
Ian Leslie uncovers the truth of the matter: Lying of all kinds is woven into our makeup . . . by tying lying into culture, Leslie gets near the core of what it means to be human. (Vanessa Milne Chatelaine 2011-06-01)
. . . fascinating . . . of interest to everyone . . . (John Rentoul Independent 2011-05-22)
. . . persuasive and wide-ranging . . . [Ian] Leslie brings intelligence and a wealth of thought-provoking research to his topic. (Marni Jackson Globe and Mail 2011-07-08)
. . . stuffed full of interesting studies and good writing . . . a fun read . . . (David Dobbs Wired 2011-07-12)
[Born Liars does] a grand job of challenging misguided human conceit about our honesty and its benefits ... convincing ... (Susan Koswan Kitchener Waterloo Record 2011-10-07)
About the Author
Ian Leslie is the critically acclaimed author of Born Liars: Why We Can’t Live Without Deceit, which was a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book. He has written about politics, culture, marketing, and psychology for the Guardian, The Times, Prospect, and the BBC. He lives in London, England.
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